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    CSR Award Winner

CSR Award Winner

THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE NAMES 2018 CSR Award Winner Ashley Fitzsimmons says “It’s all in the family.” By Alice Ashby Roettger “Eat That Frog,” quipped Ashley Fitzsimmons, CISR, in her sometimes whimsical but ultimately pithy approach to an essay prompt that was a part of the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research’s qualification for its 2018 Outstanding CSR of the Year Award. What did Ashley mean by that bit of

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    THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY REIMAGINED

THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY REIMAGINED

THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY REIMAGINED Standing up the industry’s first open blockchain platform By Truman Esmond Storm after storm, year after year, the insurance industry must be resilient, protecting citizens and corporations against risks old and new—even those not yet anticipated. For decades, the overseer of this security has been the state-based regulatory system, with guiding principles through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). The NAIC’s Property and Casualty Model

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    PARTS IS PARTS?

PARTS IS PARTS?

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy PARTS IS PARTS? For good reason, carriers decry trade war’s impact on the automotive sector Gingerly, a coalition of three insurance carrier trade associations petitioned the U.S. Department of Commerce to spare imported automobile parts from punitive tariffs. In a joint statement delivered in July of this year, the American Insurance Association, the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, and the

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    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE(S)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE(S)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE(S) Veterans bring military skills to the insurance industry By Christopher W. Cook While patrolling the oceans in a U.S. Navy ship or flying a U.S. Army helicopter sound more exciting than assisting a client with bundling home and auto policies, the insurance industry and the United States military share common values of teamwork, problem solving and helping others. With Veterans Day being celebrated this month,

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    POWER HITTER

POWER HITTER

BROKEN GLASS POWER HITTER Aon executive promotes diversity and inclusion It’s our pleasure to present another article in our Broken Glass series, in which we talk with a woman in the independent agency and brokerage business about the challenges and rewards she has experienced throughout her career. This month we profile Jennifer Torneden, senior vice president of Aon Affinity, an industry veteran whose background encompasses global, national, and international executive

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